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Red-headed Barbet

Eubucco bourcierii


A relatively small bird about the size of a Tanager,(about 15 cm a 35 gr) Barbets feeds primarily on fruits and occasionally insect or spiders; they are mostly found in high elevations (cloud forest) they are shy in the presence of humans and sometimes seen in mixed flocks. Male are more colorful, showing a green body red head and white on the neck, both male and female have red eyes, green legs and yellow beak; females has orange on the neck and crown, and a very characteristic light blue cheeks.


rainforest , cloud forest from Costa Rica to Venezuela


my first time photographing this bird,

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Greg Shchepanek
Greg Shchepanek a week ago

You see the most amazing animals Jonathan and your spottings are exceptional ❤️

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a week ago

Fabulous little bird. Nice shot sir.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a week ago

Beautiful spotting, Jonathan. Lovely bird.

ornithoptera80 2 weeks ago

amazing spotting(:

FernandoMSoares 2 weeks ago

Nice picture!!

Jonathan Sequeira
Spotted by
Jonathan Sequeira

Sarapiquí, Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.22, Long: -84.17

Spotted on Feb 8, 2020
Submitted on Feb 9, 2020

Spotted for Mission

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